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Did The U.S. “Give Up” Control of the Internet?

For many people who use the Internet in their daily lives, acronyms such as ICANN and IANA seem foreign. These are the governing bodies that maintain stewardship over all the domain names and IP addresses registered and allocated around the world. As of midnight at September 30, 2016, the United States has relinquished control of IANA to ICANN, effectively giving up its influential stake on the Internet, as some would put it.
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